Member-at-Large

Term of Office: 

Three years; elected in year following election of treasurer?? The office is assumed on January 1 of the calendar year immediately following election by the full members (not affiliate members) of the Division.

Responsibilities: 

The primary responsibility of the member-at-large is to serve as a liaison between the Executive Council and the membership. The member-at large serves as a member of the Examinations Institute, the Long-Range Planning Committee, and other committees as requested by the chair. A councilor fulfills his or her responsibilities through exemplary performance of the following activities:

  • Review and update the information in the Procedures Manual to reflect current practice of the Division.
  • Bring to the Executive Committee recommended changes in responsibilities of elected committee members or committees,
  • Report to the membership in the newsletters, and the Division website the activities of the Executive Council.
Timetable: 

January:

  • Write article for Spring newsletter

February/March:

  • Correspond with secretary on committee reports to consider changes in responsibilities to reflect current practice
  • Prepare member-at-large report for presentation at the Division's Executive Committee meeting to be held at the spring national meeting of the Society.

March/April:

  • Present member-at-large report at Division Executive Committee meeting, attend Examination Institute and Long-Range Planning Committee meetings if scheduled to take place at the national meeting.

May:

  • Revise Procedures Manual to reflect changes approved at the Executive Committee meeting. Submit revised manual to webmaster

June:

    • Write article for Fall newsletter to apprise membership of activities of Executive Committee at Spring meeting.

 

July:

    • Submit items to the Division chair for inclusion on the fall Executive Committee agenda.
    • In years when BCCE is held, schedule open meeting with membership.

 

August/September:

  • Attend Division Executive Committee meeting, Division business meeting. Attend Examination Institute and Long-Range Planning Committee meetings if scheduled to take place at the national meeting.

September:

  • Write article for Winter newsletter to apprise membership of activities of Executive Committee at Spring meeting.

October:

  • Revise Procedures Manual to reflect actions taken by Executive Committee regarding responsibilities of elected members or committee structures and responsibilities. Submit revised manual to webmaster

December:

  • Review the files. Forward to the Division secretary any original documents of potential long-term significance to the Division that are not needed by the member-at-large in the fulfillment of his or her duties. If not continuing in the office of member-at-large, prepare the files for transfer to the incoming member-at-large by January 1.